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Local & State Sports

Thursday Area Scores

Girls Basketball Scores: Crestwood 62, Forest City 49 Humboldt 51, Garner-Hayfield-Ventura 50 Saint Ansgar 69, Hampton-Dumont 65 Waverly-Shell Rock 55, Clear Lake 53 Mason City 69, Marshalltown 27 Boys Basketball Scores: Forest City defeated Crestwood […]

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Local News

Iowa’s Population Grows

The population of Iowa has grown by 109,273 people, or 3.6 percent, since 2010, according to new estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. The 2018 estimated overall population of Iowa is now 3,156,145 people, ranking […]


Harold Everett Book

Harold Everett Book, 84 of Forest City, died unexpectedly, Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at his home in Forest City. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, […]


New Farm Bill Has Plusses and Minuses

 Area farmers who use and value farming-conservation practices are applauding parts of the U.S. Senate’s newly passed Farm Bill. They think the legislation will benefit beginning farmers and help sustain the vitality of rural communities.The […]